Newark & District U3A Registered Charity No 1147496
Privacy Policy
The U3A Happy Band meets regularly (at least twice a month, see diary) to practice, to jam together, and to experiment with ukes.

Any member of the Newark U3A can join and all are welcome. There are no auditions or expectations. All you need is a ukulele.

Some of this website is accessible to the public, but a number of sections such as the song list, the forum and the editing pages are restricted to group members.

If you want access to these pages then attend our group and ask about it.


1st September 2018
Time & Talent Auction
St Giles Church Hall, Balderton
14:00 setup 14:30 play (30min session during tea break)
Dress Code: Black and/or white with brightly coloured accessories
5 signed up.

3rd September 2018
Dementia Group (private)
Set up 13:00
Playing from 13:15
Limited to 10 players
Dress code B&W optional Autumn colours
7 signed up.

15th September 2018
Flintham September Fest
Set up 13:45
Play 2 sets with a refreshment break
Sound system required
Dress code: Black and/or white with Autumn coloured accessories 9 signed up.

19th October 2018
Singing for the Brain
Salvation Army Church Centre Mead Way Balderton
11:00 to start @ 11:30
Dress Code: Black and or white with bright accessories
7 signed up.

17th November 2018
Newark Bowls Club Christmas Social (private)
Newark Bowls Club
Numbers limited to 10
Evening Details TBA
7 signed up.

1st December 2018
Troc Christmas Party
The Troc
Setup at 14:30 Play 15:00
Play 2 sets
Limited to 10 players
Dress code: Black and or White with Festive accessories
6 signed up.

This section handles information associated with playing the ukulele, including access to a brief tutorial to get you started on the ukulele.

There is full public access to this section.

You are visiting the Newark and District U3A Happy Band website.

This website has been designed for the use of members of the U3A Happy Band. Some of the material is available for view by the general public, and you are most welcome to see it.
Other sections are for the exclusive use of the band, and this includes a message board, set lists, a diary and a comprehensive access to the song list.
We are respectful of musicians copy right. The U3A Happy Band offers a learning experience. It is part of the University of The Third Age and as such we use copyright material as part of our study. Because of this we restrict public access to only those songs which are out of copyright.
If you are a member of the Happy Band you will be offered log in details (your username and password).
The band exercises a discretion by offering guest membership to genuine applicants. If you wish to be considered then use the contact page.